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Community couples (N = 272) were assessed in a longitudinal study of early marriage. More women than men reported physically aggressing against their partners at premarriage (44% vs. 31%) and 18 months (36% vs. 27%). At 30 months, men and women did not report significantly different rates of aggression (32% vs. 25%). However, using either the self-report or(More)
Spousal physical aggression at 30 months after marriage was predicted for 393 young couples who were interviewed for a longitudinal study. The prerelationship predictor variables were history of violence in the family of origin, aggression against others during childhood and adolescence, and personality characteristics. Relationship predictor variables were(More)
This study uses a gender-specific approach to investigate the association among relationship factors, depressive symptomatology and husbands' marital violence in 327 couples who attended a marital therapy clinic. Both spouses reports were used to group couples according to husbands' verbal (VA), mild physical (MA), and severe physical (SA) aggression as(More)
  • J Malone
  • 1988
A person's network embodies "the good, the bad, and the ugly" of all social relationships. The nature of these relationships may be conceptualized as a continuum between social support and social dissupport. Social support, as a product of relationships that facilitate growth, generates self-esteem and assists in assuming appropriate societal roles. Social(More)
OBJECTIVE We examined the interrater reliability of the Melbourne Assessment of Unilateral Upper Limb Function. METHOD Three occupational therapists independently scored 34 videotaped assessments of children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy aged 6 yr, 1 mo, to 14 yr, 5 mo. Intraclass correlation coefficients (ICCs) at a 95% confidence interval were(More)
OBJECTIVES To estimate the risk of exposure to Coxiella burnettii among 'at risk' workers in Ireland. METHODS A cross-sectional seroprevalence study, using the complement fixation technique (CFT), was carried out among technical and support staff of the Department of Agriculture in Ireland (n = 375). Participants were divided into low- (n = 34), moderate-(More)
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